North Macedonia Rural Population 1960-2021

Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • North Macedonia rural population for 2020 was 864,978, a 0.66% decline from 2019.
  • North Macedonia rural population for 2019 was 870,719, a 0.56% decline from 2018.
  • North Macedonia rural population for 2018 was 875,613, a 0.46% decline from 2017.
  • North Macedonia rural population for 2017 was 879,685, a 0.38% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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North Macedonia Rural Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 864,978 41.52 -0.66%
2019 870,719 41.79 -0.56%
2018 875,613 42.04 -0.46%
2017 879,685 42.25 -0.38%
2016 883,006 42.44 -0.30%
2015 885,630 42.59 -0.22%
2014 887,545 42.72 -0.14%
2013 888,784 42.81 -0.06%
2012 889,345 42.88 0.01%
2011 889,261 42.91 0.08%
2010 888,574 42.91 0.15%
2009 887,262 42.88 0.22%
2008 885,325 42.83 0.30%
2007 882,673 42.74 0.39%
2006 879,245 42.62 0.49%
2005 874,960 42.47 0.58%
2004 869,903 42.29 0.67%
2003 864,061 42.08 0.72%
2002 857,887 41.87 0.80%
2001 851,069 41.66 0.90%
2000 843,475 41.45 1.02%
1999 834,920 41.24 1.12%
1998 825,646 41.04 1.13%
1997 816,392 40.83 1.02%
1996 808,111 40.62 0.82%
1995 801,494 40.41 0.59%
1994 796,768 40.21 -1.36%
1993 807,676 40.71 -1.52%
1992 820,043 41.24 -1.51%
1991 832,523 41.77 -1.21%
1990 842,624 42.21 -1.01%
1989 851,203 42.63 -0.91%
1988 858,966 43.05 -0.81%
1987 865,924 43.46 -0.72%
1986 872,191 43.88 -0.65%
1985 877,900 44.30 -0.58%
1984 883,036 44.72 -0.51%
1983 887,541 45.15 -0.39%
1982 891,006 45.57 -0.22%
1981 892,967 45.99 -0.27%
1980 895,351 46.53 -0.12%
1979 896,389 47.11 0.10%
1978 895,470 47.69 0.22%
1977 893,511 48.27 0.20%
1976 891,767 48.85 0.06%
1975 891,245 49.43 -0.13%
1974 892,414 50.01 -0.29%
1973 894,991 50.59 -0.34%
1972 898,061 51.17 -0.25%
1971 900,276 51.75 -1.15%
1970 910,667 52.92 -1.21%
1969 921,790 54.28 -0.94%
1968 930,456 55.64 -0.74%
1967 937,358 56.98 -0.65%
1966 943,499 58.32 -0.67%
1965 949,809 59.65 -0.70%
1964 956,437 60.95 -0.71%
1963 963,287 62.25 -0.71%
1962 970,127 63.53 -0.68%
1961 976,744 64.79 -0.56%
1960 982,224 65.98 %